BOONE — AppHealthCare and the Mediation and Restorative Justice Center received a three-year federal allocation in excess of $550,000 to re-establish an in-jail recovery program and establish a pre-booking diversionary program to combat the opioid epidemic in Watauga County, the organization…
BOONE – The Boone Town Council took a first step at restructuring its nuisance ordinances during its meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 15.
VALLE CRUCIS — A Valle Crucis business has filed a lawsuit against the Watuaga County Board of Education and is asking the courts to block the board from purchasing property as a site for a new school.
BOONE – The Luke Combs concert at Kidd Brewer Stadium has sold out shortly after tickets went on sale, as confirmed by Appalachian State Athletics.
WATAUGA COUNTY — One projects and two studies in Watauga County worth more than $340,000 were funded by the N.C. Clean Water Management Trust Fund, the agency announced in mid-September.
The following information is courtesy of the Boone Police Department. All suspects are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Did the late great writer, Pat Conroy’s late-in-life marriage to fellow writer Cassandra King make him a better writer?
There’s doing your job and there’s doing your job well.
In March the Watauga County Board Of Education entered into a contract to purchase 14.4 acres (the Hodges site) for $1.105 million as a possible site for a new Valle Crucis School grades 1-8. They are offering to pay 2-3 times the market value of that land. Thirteen of the 14.4 acres are des…
What does it mean to be free? Many seemingly intractable disputes about specific issues — ranging from welfare spending and school choice to abortion and alcohol policy — originate from the fact that people don’t answer this question in the same way. It’s hard to have a useful political conv…
It’s fair to say at this juncture that America’s Quid and Ukraine’s Quo have been caught in bed together.